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Morphogenesis in Plant Tissue Cultures

  • Editors
  • Woong-Young Soh
  • Sant S. Bhojwani

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Basic Studies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. G. Paul Bolwell, Duncan Robertson
      Pages 3-35
    3. Zhi-Hong Xu, Hong-Wei Xue
      Pages 37-70
    4. Sant S. Bhojwani, Woong-Young Soh, Himani Pande
      Pages 71-93
    5. Larry C. Fowke, Steve Attree, Pa la Binarova
      Pages 95-114
    6. Kojn Nomura, Atsushi Komamine
      Pages 115-131
    7. Woong-Young Soh, Sant S. Bhojwani, Sukchan Lee
      Pages 133-169
    8. Richard W. Joy IV, Trevor A. Thorpe
      Pages 171-214
    9. Eng-Chong Pua
      Pages 255-303
  3. Applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 327-327
    2. Han Hu, Xiangrong Guo
      Pages 329-361
    3. Yu-Guang Li, Peter A. Stoutjestijk, Philip J. Larkin
      Pages 363-418
    4. Jean-Marc Dupuis, Christine Millot, Eberhard Teufel, Jean-Louis Arnault, Georges Freyssinet
      Pages 419-441
    5. Abel Piqueras, Pierre C. Debergh
      Pages 443-462
    6. F. Constabel, W. G. W. Kurz
      Pages 463-501
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 503-520

About this book

Introduction

! Morphogenesis, or developmental morphology, is a dynamic process! and a fascinating field of investigation. Since the beginning of this century plant morphologists (Eames, 1961), anatomists (Eames and Macdaniels, 1947) and embryologists (Maheshwari, 1950) have studied the processes of development and differentiation by observing whole plants and their histological preparations and have generated a wealth of information on the structural changes associated with various developmental stages in the life cycle of a large number of plant species. Around 1940 plant morphogenesis became an experimental field when plant physiologists initiated studies on the effect of treatments, such as application of physiologically active compounds or growth regulators, irradiation, exposure to different day­ length, temperature and injury, on morphological and structural changes. During the past two decades geneticists and molecular biologists have become interested in plant morphogenesis and extensive work is being done to understand the regulation of gene expression during morphogenesis and how the products of genetic information control the developmental processess.

Keywords

Embryo Flora morphogenesis physiology regulation

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-015-9253-6
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1999
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-90-481-5206-3
  • Online ISBN 978-94-015-9253-6
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